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Adoption

Bittersweet the cat (pictured above) is available for adoption at the ACC's Manhattan Care Center. (credit: ACC)

Animal Care & Control Calling On New Yorkers To Come And Adopt Cats

Executive Director Risa Weinstock says shelters are overflowing with nearly 6,000 cats and kittens.

07/24/2014

Maria DeTommaso

Woman Claims Right To Rent-Controlled Apartment After Being Adopted By Former Tenant

A new twist has emerged in a landlord-tenant dispute over a rent-controlled apartment in Long Island City, Queens.

03/25/2014

Joy The Cat

Cat Rescued After Superstorm Sandy Finds Home With Fellow Refugee

Joy was probably about 6-months-old when she was found, skinny and skittish, on the streets of Gravesend last November.

11/13/2013

Cairo, left, and Cleopatra were rescued from Egypt and brought to New Jersey.

Refugee Puppies From Egypt Looking For New Homes In U.S.

Two dogs from Egypt are in need of a good home here.

10/29/2013

Joy The Cat

Cat Found Wandering After Superstorm Sandy Needs A Home

With the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was getting the word out this week about a cat found wandering in Brooklyn after the storm who still needs a home.

10/26/2013

(credit: ASPCA)

6 Great NYC Shelters To Adopt A Dog

October is Adopt-A-Shelter-Dog Month. If you’re looking to add a new member to your family or become a first time pet parent, there’s no better time to search for a dog to adopt. Check out these New York City shelters to find the right four-legged friend for you.

10/14/2013

Furry Friend Finder: Franklin. He's in need of a home (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Benson And Franklin

Every Sunday morning around 8:20 on the CBS 2 News, the Humane Society of New York City will feature some of its many great pets up for adoption.

09/08/2013

Lina and a few dozen of her friends were rescued from a fire at a Staten Island home in August (Credit New York City Animal Care & Control)

Dozens Of Dogs Rescued From Staten Island Fire Now Up For Adoption

Sixty-eight dogs were rescued from the fire. They have been vaccinated and received medical care, according to Animal Care & Control of New York City.

09/06/2013

Furry Friend Finder: Sophia (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Sophia

Every Sunday morning around 8:20 on the CBS 2 News, the Humane Society of New York City will feature some of its many great pets up for adoption.

08/25/2013

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Seen At 11: Couple Looking To Adopt Takes Out Ad Space On NJ Turnpike

Restaurants, amusement parks and hospitals all use billboards to advertise. Now, one couple has marketed themselves on the New Jersey Turnpike in hopes that they will find a child.

08/19/2013

Furry Friend Finder: Kimberly (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Kimberly And Sammy

Every Sunday morning around 8:20 on the CBS 2 News, the Humane Society of New York City will feature some of its many great pets up for adoption.

08/18/2013

Pit bull mix rides bus by herself during rush hour. (credit: Stuart Schenker)

Pit Bull Mix Goes For Rush Hour Ride On Staten Island Bus

After 72 hours, the pit bull mix who now goes by “Little Lola” and “Free Ride,” will go up for adoption.

07/12/2013

'Carried In Our Hearts,' by Dr. Jane Aronson, founder of Worldwide Orphans Foundation. (credit : CBS 2)

Mother’s Day Conversation With Worldwide Orphans Foundation CEO

Dr. Jane Aronson’s two sons, 13 and 15, were adopted. She said she felt compelled to adopt from a young age to give a home to children in need.

05/12/2013

Deborah-Lee Furness and Dr. Jane Aronson on The Couch Wednesday, May 8, 2013. (credit: WLNY)

Dr. Jane Aronson, Debora-Lee Furness On Raising Adoption Awareness

Mother’s Day celebrates moms everywhere, but there is more than one way to become a parent, including adoption.

05/08/2013

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Mobile Couch: The 2013 Super Pet Adoption

TV 10-55’s Alex Denis was at the Westchester County Center to preview the Best Friends Pet Super Adoption.

04/26/2013

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